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    Ukraine Pays “High Price” for Beliefs-Poroshenko
    Sep18

    Ukraine Pays “High Price” for Beliefs-Poroshenko

    (SOUNDBITE) (English and French) CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER STEPHEN HARPER, SAYING: “Mesdames et messieurs, ladies and gentlemen, it’s my great pleasure, I know our great pleasure, to welcome to Canada, …read more Source: The Boston...

    BBC Journalists Attacked In Russia While Investigating Reports Of Russian Soldiers Dying In Ukraine
    Sep18

    BBC Journalists Attacked In Russia While Investigating Reports Of Russian Soldiers Dying In Ukraine

    The BBC has lodged a protest with Russian authorities after journalists were beaten in a “coordinated attack” while working on a story in southern Russia. Journalists including the BBC’s Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg, were investigating reports of Russian servicemen being killed near the border with Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    East Ukraine cease-fire appears to largely hold despite sporadic violations
    Sep18

    East Ukraine cease-fire appears to largely hold despite sporadic violations

    The city council in Donetsk says no deaths overnight, one of the quietest nights recently in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Australian Police Raids Follow Islamic State-Linked Beheading Plot, Says PM
    Sep18

    Australian Police Raids Follow Islamic State-Linked Beheading Plot, Says PM

    Militants connected with radical group Islamic State were planning to behead a member of the public in Australia, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Thursday, after hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation. Abbott said there was a “serious risk from a terrorist attack” days after Australia raised its...

    Is Putin using ISIS to win?
    Sep18

    Is Putin using ISIS to win?

    Sometimes geography gets in the way of power politics. Just when you thought that Ukraine was miles away from Syria, bang — you find out that they’re actually bordering each other. …read more Source:...

    Moscow Welcomes More Autonomy for Pro-Russian Separatists in Ukraine
    Sep18

    Moscow Welcomes More Autonomy for Pro-Russian Separatists in Ukraine

    MoreUkraine Grants Amnesty and More Autonomy to Separatist RegionsHow Putin Got His Way In UkraineWhy Ukraine’s Peace Plan Leaves the Door Open for a Winter of ConflictRussia has welcomed a new Ukrainian law granting autonomy to separatist-held eastern regions as “a step in the right direction,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “We hope...

    Ukrainian, US Presidents to Meet in Washington
    Sep18

    Ukrainian, US Presidents to Meet in Washington

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is in Washington Thursday for talks with President Barack Obama and to give an address to lawmakers. Poroshenko, who declared a cease-fire with pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine on September 5, is widely expected to press U.S. officials for direct military supplies beyond the $70 million promised by...

    Ukrainian President Expected To Make A Case For Further Aid During US Vist
    Sep18

    Ukrainian President Expected To Make A Case For Further Aid During US Vist

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is expected to press for further military and economic assistance during his visit to the United States, where he is scheduled to meet President Barack Obama on Thursday and address a joint session of Congress on Friday, according to media reports. …read more Source: International Business...

    Poroshenko To Meet With Obama
    Sep18

    Poroshenko To Meet With Obama

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is due to visit Washington on September 18 where he will address Congress and meet with U.S. President Barack Obama. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Yes or No for Celtic in Europa League
    Sep18

    Yes or No for Celtic in Europa League

    Paris (AFP) – Celtic face a tough trip to Salzburg on Thursday, the day of Scotland’s independence referendum, while Everton host Wolfsburg and Tottenham go to Partizan Belgrade as the epic quest for the Europa League reaches the 48-team group phase.The pick of the round however sees holders Sevilla host Dutch outfit Feyenoord in...